Significant number of people receive unemployment benefits in Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 3
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Some 107,344 persons received the unemployment benefit of 200 lari ($60.30) in January in Georgia, while 140,845 - in February, Trend reports via Georgian media.
According to the fourth phase of the government's anti-crisis plan, unemployed persons will be able to receive compensation of 200 lari by June 2021.
In total, 150 million lari ($45.2 million) will be spent from the state budget for the compensations.
Meanwhile, employers must submit a list of persons, who were hired for two months or more from January 2020 to November 2020, but did not receive a salary for one month or more from December 2020 to February 2021.
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